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Category: Body Contouring

What Is 360° Lipo?

Posted April 19, 2021

By Sherri Roberts One of the defining characteristics of Dr. Patronella’s True Form Plastic Surgery® approach is his meticulous 360° degree body contouring. With weight gain and loss, aging and pregnancies, an inevitable change in skin tone occurs that affects not only the abdomen, but also the hips, waist, buttocks and thighs. Dr. Patronella notes, […]

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TRUE FORM ABDOMINOPLASTY® and Liposuction: Are They Weight-Loss Procedures?

Posted March 17, 2021

5 Minute Read:  Tummy tuck surgery and liposuction are commonly perceived as weight-loss procedures. Unfortunately for people seeking weight loss, this is not true.  If you are not at or relatively near your desired weight, you will not achieve your desired results. While patients are often disappointed when they learn that these procedures will not […]

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TRUE FORM ABDOMINOPLASTY® Scar Treatment: Dr. Patronella’s Approach to Diminishing Plastic Surgery Scars

Posted September 01, 2020

By Sherri Roberts sherri@acps.com Top Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Chris Patronella implements a multitiered strategy to achieving the best scar appearance possible from his TRUE FORM ABDOMINOPLASTY® surgery and other cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. It starts in the operating room with the incision and wound healing techniques he uses followed by postoperative products and possibly […]

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Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery: Dr. Patronella’s Approach

Posted August 24, 2020

By Sherri Roberts The demand for shapely buttocks via fat grafting and implants skyrocketed by 90% from 2014 to 2019, according to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). While the procedure, better known as a “Brazilian Butt Lift,” may evoke images of a high-volume backside, top Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Chris […]

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Tummy Tuck Surgery in Overweight and Large Weight Loss Patients

Posted August 02, 2020

The best results with the True Form Tummy Tuck® (abdominoplasty surgery) are achieved with individuals who are at a good weight for their height. However, Dr. Patronella occasionally performs the procedure for patients who, though not at their ideal weight, have decided the benefits of having the procedure surpass any potential downsides. One of the […]

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